Agents of Change

Agents of Change

In 2018 I met Raymond, the Sizanani coordinator at Tshepo.  Raymond came to Johannesburg to escape poverty but also saw it as an opportunity to live outside his comfort zone. He got involved with Northcliff Union Church, through his brother who was already involved at...
One Child

One Child

The Windsor Aftercare reopened in June 2021, after closing in March 2020 due to Covid-19 lockdown regulations. For one child, the reopening of the Windsor aftercare meant the world: this is his story. Lethabo, coordinator at the aftercare spoke to John* a 12 year old...
#HopeForChildrenGolfDay

#HopeForChildrenGolfDay

 2021 is an odd year. We are all holding our breath, trying to come to terms of the events of 2020 while cautiously looking to see what’s waiting around the next corner. Yet, with or without us, nature continues to travel its course and winter has made way to longer...
Madiba Day 2021

Madiba Day 2021

For the past two years events that have become institutions for NGOs, like the annual #Madibaday, have become a challenge. Individuals and organisations have had to become creative to find ways to still serve the community and challenge the good energy generated by...
Madiba Day 2020

Madiba Day 2020

On a sunny winter’s day in Johannesburg a team from Tshepo Community Development Initiative sets out.  Armed with masks, hand sanitiser, homemade soup, beanies and blankets they set out to serve those who are living on the street during this trying time.  The team, on...